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Drug Sponge Could Minimize Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

With the help of tubular sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don’t respond to more benign treatments. The Lab’s Nitash Balsara is helping to develop this sponge technology. More>